Tag Archives: Acceleration

Does your car accelerate slowly or hesitate? If the check engine light is on, the stored trouble codes will give an indication to the problem your vehicle is having.

Jeep Transmission And Ignition Problem

I drive a 2007 jeep commander, lately it has been not accelerating properly when I try to quickly accelerate. It drives fine sometimes but recently when I’m driving it will not allow me to accelerate and I have to come to a stop in order for it to fix again. I’m thinking transmission but would…

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Toyota Camry Clicks Won’t Start

I have a 2000 Toyota Camry, went out to start the car for school and it started right up no problems or anything. Once I was driving I tried to plug in my inverter so I could plug my wall cell charger in and all my inverter would do was beep saying there was a…

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2004 Buick Regal ABS, TRAC OFF And Engine Light

I have a 2004 Buick Regal LS with 194k. I haven’t had any major issues with it, but tonight I was driving and, randomly, the car started kind of bucking and jolting forward upon accelerating. I was almost to my location so, when I got there, I turned it off for about 10 minutes. It…

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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission Or Catalytic Converter

I have a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix. Over the last few weeks i have had trouble with the can being jerky while accelerating also i tends to do this more the warmer the car gets ie: runs good in the am but by lunch time it’s acting up. Also i noticed this morning that the…

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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Won’t Go When Hitting The Gas

I changed the mass airflow sensor and o2 sensor in my 2000 Oldsmobile Alero but when I crank it up it runs till I push the gas. What is the problem? Would you know? Mechanic JK: Hi Jerry. Can you clarify your problem. What do you mean when you say it runs till you push…

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1995 Pontiac Bonneville Won’t Idle

I have a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville that has a 3.8L (3800)v6 engine, It starts rough and wont idle it also wont accelerate or climb hills. I have changed all 3 ignition coils and cleaned the fuel injectors what should I do next I really need this car to work. Ok, is the check engine light…

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2004 Chevy Venture Accelerates On It’s Own

I have a 2004 Chevy venture van with a 3.4 that accelerates when it wants to. It happens when cold or hot, just starting or going down the road. I have changed the TPS and IAC and plugs for both of them. Found a bad vacuum line between Map and fuel pressure regulator and also…

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Ford Explorer Smog Test And Engine Noises

Yes I have to go for an emissions test. What will they be looking for? What year is your vehicle? It’s a 1999 Ford Explorer. Alright, usually with vehicles 1996 and newer, the emissions facility will just plug into your vehicle’s diagnostic port and see if there are any trouble codes stored or failures present.…

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Spark Plug Failure Causing SES Code P0300

One thing I see quite a bit these days, is vehicles coming into the shop running badly, misfiring, check engine light code P0300 and getting very poor fuel economy. Usually upon a test drive, I’ll find it stumbling on acceleration. Back at the shop, while checking for trouble codes there will most times in fact…

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